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  • 6 of 7 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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1 current hold with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library Y LOW (Text) 33500010890747 Main Available -
Crookston Public Library Y LOW (Text) 33500013443775 Main Available -
Gonvick LINK Site Y LOW (Text) 33500013443783 Main Available -
Karlstad LINK Site j pb (Text) 35500005252679 Main Available -
Red Lake Falls Public Library j LOW (Text) 35500001798691 Main Available -
Thief River Falls Public Library j LOW (Text) 35500001676764 Main Checked out 09/01/2022
Warroad Public Library j pb (Text) 35500004860654 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544340688
  • ISBN: 9780440237686
  • ISBN: 0395645662 :
  • ISBN: 0440219078
  • ISBN: 0440900794 (cover isbn)
  • ISBN: 0440824400
  • Physical Description: 180 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1993.

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Summary, etc.:
Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
Author Notes

Lois Lowry won her second Newbery Medal for The Giver (1994). It launched the quartet that includes the other modern-day classics Gathering Blue, The Messenger, and Son. She divides her time between Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a 1769 farmhouse in Maine. Visit her website at

Subject: Science fiction.

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